from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants including all true grapevines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, including the grape, type of the order Vitaceæ or A mpelidaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
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But these delicate vines, known as vitis vinifera, weren’t well suited for the heat, humidity, and pests found in Virginia.
I was reminded of this recently by David Page, a vintner on the North Fork of New York's Long Island, a winemaking region that's been heralded for its "potential" since Alex and Louisa Hargrave planted the first vitis vinifera grape back in 1973.
They introduced barrels and vitis vinifera all the way to the Rhine.
Concords are vitis labrusca, the grape variety that was found growing wild in North America by the Native Americans.
All the great wine grapes of the world are of the variety vitis vinifera.
Concords are vitis labrusca, the variety that was found growing wild in North America by the Amer-Indians.
The NYW&GF has its share of supporters and detractors and while much of the criticism in this thread may be valid, let us remember that it has almost an impossible mission: how do you promote concord juice and high quality vitis vinifera wine under the same roof?
Growth response of subarctic dwarf shrubs, '' Empetrum nigrum '' and '' Vaccinium vitis-ideae '', to manipulated environmental conditions and species removal.
Other berries such as cloudberry and lingonberry ( '' V. vitis-idaea '') are said to have declined in the last 30 years .
Acceleration of frost hardening in '' Vaccinium vitis-idaea '' (L.) by nitrogen fertilization.